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2004 3.4L w/ 78k miles - too old for a supercharger?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by klieber, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. Oct 25, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    klieber

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    Subject pretty much says it all. I have a 2004 Taco w/ about 78k miles on it. I've debated adding a TRD supercharger or not, mostly because I'm concerned the engine might already have too many miles on it and the SC would add too much stress.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Oct 25, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    itll add stress but you should be fine as long as the engine is well taken care of.
     
  3. Oct 25, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    Sterling

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    I just clicked over 81k miles TRD supercharged... no issues! I say go for it!!
     
  4. Oct 25, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    i have a freind with 129,XXX supercharged and i have 149,XXX and im getting ready to supercharge!!!!!!!!!! GO FOR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  5. Oct 25, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    i don't see why not, i talked to a guy that supercharged his at 160k:p
     
  6. Oct 25, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    I supercharged mine at 177000
     
  7. Oct 25, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    how many miles are on it now?
     
  8. Oct 25, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    As long as it's running well and all is good, go for it.
     
  9. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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  10. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    not bad!
     
  11. Oct 28, 2010 at 4:14 AM
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    Not meaning to thread jack...
    I have just over 80,000 and would love to do the same.
    Since the engine would be torn down so much would be be advisable to do any other prep work to the engine: up to and include a rebuild, even on a truck that is well taken care of??? Just asking.
     
  12. Oct 28, 2010 at 5:04 AM
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    Torn down? All you are doing is replacing the intake manifold with an SC. The SC's are pretty much bolt on.
     
  13. Oct 28, 2010 at 5:09 AM
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    Stupid question, but oh well. You have to use premium gas (93 octane) with a SC is there ant way around that. Also does anyone know what's the average cost to get one installed and get the ECM flashed.
     
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